Russia charges two activists with piracy: Greenpeace

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian investigators on Wednesday formally charged two of 30 Greenpeace campaigners detained for two months over an open-sea protest against Arctic oil drilling with piracy, an activist said.

"The first two activists have been charged with piracy," said Mikhail Kreindlin, a representative of Greenpeace.

"These activists are from Brazil and Britain."